Maine Farm Days 2015

Wednesday and Thursday

a part of the KCSWCD website

page updated 02/25/2015

The dates for 2015 have already been scheduled officially. We expect them to be Wednesday & Thursday August 26 & 27, 2015.  See you there....

 

Come and join us at Maine Farm Days  August 26 and 27.  Planning has begun.

Once again it will be at Misty Meadows Farm in Clinton.   We have left links to last year's information so you can get a sense of what 2014 was like.

 

The following materials are now available.    While we have the new brochure. Other materials will not be available until later this spring.

 

--2015 Brochure here.

 

--The new vendor contract is not yet available for 2015. When it is available it will be posted here.   This is a copy of the   2014 CONTRACT hereThe new one will not change much, if at all.

 

-- Here is a map & directions.

 

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The brochure is noted above. The workshop schedule is not yet available. There are  "Pesticide Credits" available through the UMaine Cooperative Extension Service if you need those. The workshops will cover issues of
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Pest and Weed Identification,

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Plant Diseases,

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Forage Quality,

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Integrated Pest Management,

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Pesticide Storage

 

 Maine Farm Days at Misty Meadows in Clinton.

 

For those of you who use Facebook, you may want to follow the news about the Maine Farm Days event through that system of communications. Check it out.

 

 

 

 

 

2015 POSTER CONTEST

ALL AGES WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE

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MUST CONTAIN ORIGINAL ARTWORK AND BE IN COLOR

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MUST BE SUBMITTED ON A 11X14 POSTER PAPER

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MUST HAVE AN AG THEME RELATED TO “MAINE FARM DAYS”

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MUST BE AN AGRICULTURAL THEME RELATED TO FARM DAYS

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MUST BE SUBMITTED BY AUGUST 15, 2015, NO EXCEPTIONS

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ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON

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Winner will be annouced at MFDays on August 27.

POSTER WILL BECOME PROPERTY OF MAINE FARM DAYS

CASH PRIZE OF $100 TO WINNER.

WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT MAINE FARM DAYS

 

MAIL POSTER TO                MAINE FARM DAYS;  71 MCKENNEY RD;   CLINTON, MAINE  04927

PLEASE INCLUDE WITH POSTER

NAME, ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER AND AGE

2015 PHOTO CONTEST

MUST BE AN AGRICULTURAL THEME RELATED TO FARM DAYS

ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON

MUST BE 5X7 ONLY

PHOTO WILL BECOME PROPERTY OF MAINE FARM DAYS

PHOTO CAN BE COLORED OR BLACK & WHITE

REGISTER FROM 4-6 P.M. ON 8/26/2015.

 

PRIZES WILL BE         $30, $20 & $10

 

2015 WHOOPIE PIE AND PIE CONTEST

2 Categories for Whoopie Pie     [Traditional Chocloate & Gormet]

Only 1 Category for Apple Pie

PIE MUST BE APPLE, BAKED IN DISPOSABLE PAN  (PIES ARE NOT RETURNED) AND MUST INCLUDE ORIGINAL RECIPE WHEN SUBMITTED. MUST SUBMIT 3 WHOOPIE PIES INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED MUST INCLUDE THE ORIGINAL RECIPE WHEN SUBMITTED

CASH PRIZES FOR THE TOP 3 IN EACH DIVISION         $100, $50 & $25

ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON FOR EACH CATEGORY

$5.00 REGISTRATION FEE FOR EACH CONTEST OF PIE AND WHOOPIE PIE

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 426-8589 OR 426-8586

 

VEGETABLE EXHIBITS IN 2015

ENTRIES ACCEPTED FROM 4-6 PM ON TUESDAY 8/25

MUST BE GROWN BY EXHIBITOR

NUMBER OF VEGETABLES/EXHIBIT ARE AS FOLLOWS

    Green Beans                12

    Broccoli                        1 head

    Cucumbers, Pickling    4

    Peppers, Sweet            3

    Carrots                        6

    Zyccgubu                      1

   Summer Squash            1

   Cauliflower                    1 head 

 

ONLY 1 ENTRY PER CATEGORY

AWARDS ARE:  1st place = $4;  2nd place = $3;  3rd place = $2

 

ENTRIES NEED TO BE PICKED UP BY 3 PM THURSDAY WHEN PRIZE MONEY WILL BE AVAILABLE.

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In 2014 CLINTON – Maine Farm Days is scheduled for August 20 & 21. The event will be at Misty Meadows Farm on the Hill Road in Clinton Maine.  The event will run from 9 am to 4 pm daily. 

Admission is free and open to the public.  

The event includes activities for both farmers and non-farmers alike.  Including a range of agribusiness exhibits’, equipment dealers, wagon tours, children’s learning center, craft tent, farmers market and educational speakers and presentations. It is an extravaganza of animals, farm information, interesting people, equipment, food and entertaining displays.

 

More information check this website in the coming months or 'friend' Maine Farm Days on facebook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information on the 2015 Maine Farm Days contact:

Dale Finseth

Kennebec County SWCD

21 Enterprise Dr. Suite #1

Augusta, ME 04330

207-622-7847 ext. 3

or e-mail at   Dale@kcswcd.org 

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